The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Abilene region is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $3 per sqft per year. That's a 11% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 16 listings have been made available, which means leases might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 31% of the office spaces in the Abilene are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 11,520 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 1 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1982 and are Class B.